The Sound of Silence

There are many parallels between the recent French and American presidential elections.  Like Hillary Clinton, the French president Emmanuel Macron had his emails hacked.  In addition, Macron ran against Marine Le Pen, France’s far-right candidate who is comparable to Donald Trump. However, one of the most striking differences in the two elections--besides the outcomes--is France’s … Continue reading The Sound of Silence

Let’s Get Political! #restistancerecess

This Sunday (February 19), fellow writer for New West Press, Lilou Redon, and I attended a town hall at the Iman Cultural Center in Palms. This meeting was one of the many gatherings that are a part of the Resistance Recess: save our healthcare, our communities and our democracy.  This week (February 18-26) is the … Continue reading Let’s Get Political! #restistancerecess

#TrumperTantrum: Why It’s Important to Follow Trump on Twitter

The first caucus of the 2016 Presidential race took place Monday, February 1st in Iowa. It was an extremely tight race for the candidates. Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders were neck and neck for the majority of the night until Clinton pulled ahead with 49.9%, just over Sanders’s 49.6%. Martin O’Malley lagged behind with 0.5%. In … Continue reading #TrumperTantrum: Why It’s Important to Follow Trump on Twitter